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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a PPB 430VS 25cc Poulan Pro leaf blower. Always worked

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I have a PPB 430VS 25cc Poulan Pro leaf blower. Always worked fine until it became hard to start. Then would not start. Took spark plug out grounded it -- pulled starter rope several times, but no spark.
Remover protective cover to exposed cutoff switch -- disconnected both wires from cutoff switch. Connected leads from ohm meter to cutoff switch -- got full reading -- pushed cutoff off switch button -- got no reading -- reconnected both leads to cutoff switch -- got full ohm meter reading -- pushed button on cutoff switch -- still got -- full reading on ohm meter -- connected both leads from ohm meter to leads which from engine-- got full reading -- pushed button on cutoff switch -- got no reading -- have again tried to get spark by pulling starter rope with spark plug grounded -- but no spark Any sggestions?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.
If no spark with kill wire removed from the switch, you need new coil!